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The following grant deadlines are coming up within the next two months. The full list of all Arts programs (600+) with deadlines up to April 1, 2020, is available as an excel spreadsheet for $15. Email me and it’s yours.


Artists of All Disciplines
1/Apr/19 – Advanced Artist Development Award, Yukon Arts and Culture
1/Apr/19 – Creation Grant, Arts New Brunswick
1/Apr/19 – Documentation, Arts New Brunswick
1/Apr/19 – Professional Development, BC Arts Council
1/Apr/19 – Share: Tour, Manitoba Arts Council
1/Apr/19 – Touring Initiatives, BC Arts Council
3/Apr/19 – Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Project, Canada Council for the Arts
3/Apr/19 – Explore and Create: Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Apr/19 – Performing Arts Internships, Metcalf Foundation
15/Apr/19 – Learn: Travel/Professional Development, Manitoba Arts Council
15/Apr/19 – Professional Arts Training, BC Arts Council
15/Apr/19 – Professional Performing Arts, BC Arts Council
17/Apr/19 – Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Composite, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Arts Abroad: Circulation and Touring, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Arts Abroad: Co-Productions, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Arts Across Canada: Circulation and Touring, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Arts Across Canada: Foreign Artists Tours, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Career Development, Arts New Brunswick
1/May/19 – Newcomer and Refugee Arts Engagement/Mentorship, Toronto Arts Council
2/May/19 – Northern Arts Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Film, TV & Digital Media
1/Apr/19 – Cogeco TV Production, Independent Production Fund
4/Apr/19 – Inter-Arts Organizations, Ontario Arts Council
8/Apr/19 – IDM Fund: Production and Concept Definition, Ontario Creates/OMDC
8/Apr/19 – Short-Form Digital Series Fiction, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund
10/Apr/19 – Experimental Stream: Rocket Fund Kids Digital Animated, Canada Media Fund
10/Apr/19 – Media Artists Creation, Ontario Arts Council
15/Apr/19 – Export Fund: Film and TV, Ontario Creates/OMDC
15/Apr/19 – Innovation Program: Production, Canada Media Fund
15/Apr/19 – TV and Web-Based Production Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
16/Apr/19 – Digital Solutions Incubator, Toronto Arts Council
17/Apr/19 – Rogers Documentary Fund, Rogers Funds
18/Apr/19 – Production Program, Telefilm Canada
30/Apr/19 – IDM Fund: Global Market Development, Ontario Creates/OMDC
1/May/19 – TV Program Selective, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund
1/May/19 – Web Drama Series: Phase 2, Independent Production Fund

Musicians & Record Labels
1/Apr/19 – Music Companies: Multi-Year Operating, Mid Cycle, Toronto Arts Council
15/Apr/19 – Music Recording Production Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
15/Apr/19 – Music Recording Production Fund for Out-of-Province Artists, Manitoba Film + Music
17/Apr/19 – Music Company Development, Ontario Creates/OMDC
18/Apr/19 – OMF – Music Futures, Ontario Creates/OMDC
20/Apr/19 – Support to Music Companies, Factor
24/Apr/19 – Music Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Festivals & Event Projects
1/Apr/19 – Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
1/Apr/19 – Music: Multi-Year Operating, Mid Cycle, Toronto Arts Council
1/Apr/19 – Professional Arts Festivals and Presenters, Heritage Canada
1/Apr/19 – Presenter Support Organizations, Heritage Canada
30/Apr/19 – Local Festivals, Heritage Canada

Community & Non-Profit Arts Organizations
1/Apr/19 – Arts-Based Community Development, BC Arts Council
1/Apr/19 – Community Arts: Multi-Year Operating, Mid-cycle, Toronto Arts Council
1/Apr/19 – Documentation, Arts New Brunswick
1/Apr/19 – Presenter Support Organizations, Heritage Canada
1/Apr/19 – Professional Performing Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
2/Apr/19 – Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach: Composite Grants, Canada Council for the Arts
2/Apr/19 – Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach: Project Grants, Canada Council for the Arts
4/Apr/19 – Major Organizations, Ontario Arts Council
4/Apr/19 – Support: Operation Funds, Manitoba Arts Council
8/Apr/19 – Organization Project Grants, Calgary Arts Development
15/Apr/19 – Culture Quest, Yukon Arts and Culture
1/May/19 – Community Arts Program, Edmonton Arts Council
1/May/19 – Newcomer and Refugee Arts Engagement/Mentorship, Toronto Arts Council
2/May/19 – Northern Arts Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Indigenous Arts
1/May/19 – Indigenous Arts Organizations Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts

Theatre
1/Apr/19 – Theatre: Multi-Year Operating, Mid Cycle, Toronto Arts Council

Dance
2/Apr/19 – Dance Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Writers & Publishers
1/Apr/19 – Business Development: Canada Book Fund, Heritage Canada
15/Apr/19 – Arts Periodicals: Project, BC Arts Council
15/Apr/19 – Professional Literary Grants, BC Arts Council
17/Apr/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Literary Publishing Projects, Canada Council for the Arts
1/May/19 – Export Fund: Book , Ontario Creates/OMDC

Visual Arts & Galleries
1/Apr/19 – Public Art Galleries Operating Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
1/Apr/19 – Visual/Media Arts: Multi-Year Operating, Mid-Cycle, Toronto Arts Council
4/Apr/19 – Inter-Arts Organizations, Ontario Arts Council
25/Apr/19 – Visual Artists Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Education Projects
1/Apr/19 – Artists and Education, Alberta Found. for the Arts
4/Apr/19 – Artists in Communities and Schools: Operating, Ontario Arts Council

Arts Sector Programs
15/Apr/19 – Culture Quest, Yukon Arts and Culture
16/Apr/19 – Business Intelligence Program, Ontario Creates/OMDC
17/Apr/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development Composite, Canada Council for the Arts
17/Apr/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development Projects, Canada Council for the Arts
22/Apr/19 – City-Builder Program Operational Grants, Calgary Arts Development
29/Apr/19 – City-Builder Program Projects Grants, Calgary Arts Development

Anytime Deadlines (Apply before you start the project)
Access Support Fund, Canada Council for the Arts
Access to Markets and Access to Festivals, Manitoba Film + Music
Arts Abroad: Representation and Promotion, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Residencies, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Translation, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Across Canada: Representation and Promotion, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Across Canada: Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Organizational Support, Edmonton Arts Council
Business Travel, Music Nova Scotia
Celebrate Ontario 2019-2020 Blockbuster, Celebrate Ontario
Collective Initiatives: Digital Marketing, Factor
Collective Initiatives: Industry Events, Factor
Collective Initiatives: Showcase Production for Artists from Official Language Minority Communities, Factor
Community Presenter, Music Nova Scotia
Comprehensive Artist, Factor
Comprehensive Music Company, Factor
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Small-Scale Activities, Canada Council for the Arts
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Creative Industries Fund
Nova Scotia Dept of Culture
Cultural Events for New Canadians, Yukon Arts and Culture
Culture Innovation Fund
Nova Scotia Dept of Culture
Export Event Initiatives, Creative BC/BCMF
Feature Film Development Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
Feature Film Marketing, Manitoba Film + Music
Feature Film Production Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
Festival Participation Program, Telefilm Canada
Grant Program for Emerging Talent and Micro-Budget Production, Manitoba Film + Music
Indigenous Arts, Toronto Arts Council
Industry Events and Initiatives, Creative BC/BCMF
Innovation Program, Telefilm Canada
International Co-Productions, Canada Media Fund
Live Performance: Tour and Showcase support, Factor
Market Access for Language Minority Communities, Canada Council for the Arts
Market Development Travel Assistance, Ontario Arts Council
Marketing and Promotion for non-FACTOR-Funded Sound Recordings, Factor
Marketing Program, Telefilm Canada
Music Video and Viral Video Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
New Canadians Event Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
Pitch-Readiness Program, Manitoba Film + Music
Professional Artists’ Travel Fund, Newfoundland Arts Council
Professional Development, Independent Production Fund
Professional Development Program, Socan Foundation
Project Development Fund, Creative BC/BCMF
Radio Fund, Factor
Record Marketing, Manitoba Film + Music
Recording Artist Touring Support Program, Manitoba Film + Music
Rogers Telefund, Rogers Funds
Script Development Program, Harold Greenberg Fund
Seed Grants, Trillium Foundation
Sponsorship and Collective Initiatives, Factor
Strategic Funding Program, Nova Scotia Culture Funding
Tourism Development Fund, Ontario Dept Culture
Travel Assistance Program, Socan Foundation
TV and Web-Based Shows Development, Manitoba Film + Music
Video Program, Factor
Visual/Media Arts: Visual Artists, Toronto Arts Council
Webdocs Program, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund